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CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:45pm EST
ways consequential? then if you look at delhi, it is an amazing and -- it is a very odd city in terms of its development. it is engaged in what you might call high modernism, with a city that is growing into the sea and sky with artificial islands and also high-rises. but it is also a city where you have relatively little urban tradition. and the urban tradition that is that they are a state directed and it is an urban tradition where the government deliberately tries to create a sort of parity. so the questions that i have for myself or to what extent does all of this mean, and how blasting as this? is it something that is fleeting and we have countries that have long shape the region. the more i studied this, the more i realized a couple of things. i realized that qatar is a success story. it is not unqualified success, but in many ways it is a success story, and that's where it needs to be told. i also realized that there is a series of developments and factors that have converged at the same time to resolve in what might be called qatar's moment in history and that is what is curr
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 10:25am EST
1900. by 1910 it was almost 8,000. >> welcome to core delain, idaho, known as the lake city, it's situated in the northern pan and l of idaho and is home to about 44,000 people. >> the biggest legacy of all is all the careers she started. all the people all over the state who got their start from louise shadegg, and the way she did it, by being nice to people. people knew, if they were in politics, they wanted to be friends with louise. .. a we think it was first used in the first place by some of the french-speaking who were with the british company that moved down into this area. as a tribe that lived around lake coeur d'alene would travel up to the trading post new the canadian border, for some reason we think because they were extremely -- today we see this person is sharp as a tack. the sharpest little tool was this awl, so they started calling the indians when it went up to trade it would take days to trade and so they got -- somehow refer to them as coeur d'alene which means people with hearts as sharp as the point of a awl. for some reason the name got attached to them. th
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 1:00pm EST
new york city but i had to do something. i seized upon this book to make sense of it as a priority of social commentary. then either and the real blind that would go above all i also learned how the work also documented in the world of the happened ranging from the plays to the social description of the experienced george foster. i learned something of a european background subjected myself to read being much more than i could ever care to remember include the ladies of paris coming up to the episodic new york slums it is superior but the paper never quite came together i've wandered about to the grubs street potboiler and once the seminar was over but where i gave up
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
it was pretty fascinating. eighteen cities called paradise. why were they called paradise? or they still paribas? so i rang and editor in london at a time when english magazines and newspaper editors spend money like drunken sailors. i said, cannot possibly gun visit. no, no problem at all. so the kind that you would never get today. i said well, the first one was out of florida which was a retirement community. moran gave way. and then -- well, one hopes. and then there was paradise pennsylvania which was just down the road from intercourse pennsylvania which excessively bloody. it was paradise arkansas and paradise montana. all had been ruled in one aspect, except one which was in her northwestern kansas. and therefore knew the geographical center of the continental u.s. so i went there. what turned out to be routine, i went to the post office. the postmaster and a said, i'm writing a piece about all the towns called paradise. she said to wallow, here in this old town of about two under and 50 people you have to stay with the patriarchs. in the village there called john and mary
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2013 11:40pm EST
if things go well, it's home and if not you have the option to go back to the other city. these people did not sometimes. so i think it depends. the person who was with marcelo that tonight, for example, when i met him he was the saddest person i talked to. he was just completely devastated. he is a man of deep religious faith. he had an experience happened to him once -- you read about it when he was a little boy but changed his life in terms of faith and religion. deeply religious. and yet, he was completely devastated by this event. he felt like nothing. he felt like if he could be hunted down like an animal, if he could see his friend getting killed, it's like he couldn't understand it, he couldn't compute. but the last time i saw him, he was in a relationship. he had a child, the person he was with had several children, say he was a stepdad, and he seemed if not happy but in a better place than when i met him. so you know, time heals sometimes and people move on. >> if one could assume that if thithishappens in other places,- speeto. >> one thing i found while reporting thi
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
population was 500 in 1900 by 1910 it was almost 8,000. >> we are going to the lake city in the northern panhandle of idaho. >> the biggest legacy is all of the career she started and the people all over the state who got their start from her. people knew if they were in politics they wanted to be friends with her. >> we will explore with area with local authors. >> it is located on perhaps of the most pufl beautiful lakes in the country. it is on the northern shore where the spokane river runs out of it. most people say coeur d'alene and we think it was used in the fur trade by french speaking people. as the tribe that lived around the lake and we say this person is as sharp as the tack. and the there were no tacks. but the sharp tool was this aul. and they started calling the indians, and they would go up to trade and it would take days. and they referred to them as people with hearts as sharp as the point of an aul. they began to call themselves the coeur d'alenes. and it on an early map soon. the lake they live around became known as lake coeur d'alene. when the first military fort w
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 5:45pm EST
before you die by patricia shut. while visiting the city, booktv spoke to robert carriker about his book. the book tells the story of the jesuit missionary who worked with the native american tribes of the pacific northwest. >> was a jesuit missionary who was the most prominent catholic missionary in the 19th 19th century. he came to the pacific northwest in 1840. he was invited by native people, but being invited by native people is not the same thing as getting an assignment from the jesuits. theurgies suit superior in st. louis would have -- the jesuit superior in st. louis would have too weigh what this extension of jesuits from st. louis was going to cost. he wad an administrator. so when father found these indians -- in fact they found him. what happened was he was a missioner in moon the indians at council bluff, iowa, and one day he saw a group of canoes beaching themselves in front of his mission. from the missouri river. he went down to greet them, and as he went down to greet them, he heard them speaking to one another in french. french. his native language. how could thi
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 3:55pm EST
information on booktv's recent visit to idaho and the many other cities visited by our local content vehicles, go to c-span.org/localcontent. >> here's a look at some books published in 2012, booktv's 14th year on c-span2. dr. ben carson published "america the beautiful: what made this nation great." and rachel maddow released "drift: the unmooring of american military power." also published in 2012 buzz "it worked for me: in life and leadership" by colin powell. the former secretary of state was on booktv that year to talk about his book. >> it's very important that that rule had to be the summary of the 13 rules, and it links to the first one also that says, you know, things will get better in the morning. and i start that description by saying that's not necessarily the case, but it's the attitude you should have. things are going to get better, you're going to make them better. of it is within your life to make things better, and then if you go through the rules and end up with perpetual optimism as a force multiplier, force multiplier's a military term. we're always looking for
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 6:50am EST
recent visit to coeur d'alene and many other cities visited by our local content vehicles, go to c-span.org/localcontent. >> we conclude our block of programming on president john f. kennedy in recognition of the '50s anniversary of his assassination was based historian robert dallek to profiles president and his team of advisers, which included his brother and attorney general robert kennedy, defense secretary robert mcnamara, and aides arthur schlesinger, jr. and ted sorenson. this is about one hour. >> under letter to here and i'm looking forward to this conversation. the first question is, 50 years after his death president can has an 80% approval rating among the american public. is the public wrong? >> first of all, it's 85%. [laughter] >> it's gone up. >> and the result of the recent government shutdown i suspect the vintage date it might be 90%. i don't think it's wrong in the sense that people in this country want to
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 4:55am EST
and water drowned one of america's most beloved cities and looking specifically over what happened at those days in one of the hospitals that was surrounded by water. >> what is memorial hospital? >> memorial medical center was one of those longstanding community hospitals that had been built in 1926 and was the place people went for storms. staff would go there even if they didn't have to work. they brought along their pets sometimes. if you are going to work a hurricane you need somewhere for the pets, they brought
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 12:55am EST
>> they arrived in coeur d' alene and eagle city in 1884 and he came over from thompson falls montana. he heard about a gold rush. people would find money and gold lying on the ground. everybody was coming from all over the country because of the railroad. they make it display in the papers all over the country about how wonderful the gold rush was and they were trying to build up their clientele and their trains. that was the reason they did that. when he got here it was the worst winter they had since god knows when but it was 30-foot snow drifts and just horrible weather. he had to walk from thompson falls over the mountains. they came in to eel city in january of 1884. he was famous for the gunfight at the o.k. corral and tombstone arizona where they were gunned down and it was pretty famous. they have made a lot of movies about it the one he got to the camps with that notoriety, people knew him so they voted him to be the sheriff sort of an off-the-cuff thing. in 1882 was when andrew prichard found gold in the coeur d' alene mountains. they weren't mountains i guess but t
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